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Spirit Day

Majority of Americans Support LGBTQ+ Youth, GLAAD's First Spirit Day Index Finds

GLAAD commissioned the poll for this year's observance of Spirit Day.

Empire State Building, Jujubee, & More Will Take Part in Spirit Day

Landmark buildings, scores of celebrities, TV networks, and others will go purple to stand against bullying and for LGBTQ+ youth.

The History of Spirit Day

Here's everything you need to know about #SpiritDay. 

On Spirit Day, Stand Against All That Marginalizes Queer People

Spirit Day, a day to support LGBTQ+ youth, is also a day to fight racism and other forms of oppression that queer people live under.

Two Texas Teachers on Harnessing Spirit Day Every Day

Find out how these educators are keeping queer youth safe.

Dozens of Celebs to Take Stand Against Bullying on Spirit Day

GLAAD has announced a star-studded list of participants in the annual campaign, to take place Thursday.

Justin Tranter Was Punished in H.S. for Enduring Anti-LGBTQ Bullying

The out songwriter shared a disturbing story of harassment at a Spirit Day concert and fundraiser.

Democratic Candidates Tell LGBTQ Youth on Spirit Day: 'You're Not Alone'

Sen. Kamala Harris, Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and Sen. Cory Booker take a stand against bullying.

How to Make the Most of Spirit Day 2019

It's more than wearing purple, writes youth activist Jayson Bijak.

U.N. Calls on Governments to Fight Anti-LGBTQ Bullying for Spirit Day

The UN Free & Equal campaign has released a video in support of LGBTQ young people.

10 Celebs Sending Love to LGBTQ Youth on National Coming Out Day

Angelica Ross, Adam Rippon, Karamo Brown, Paula Abdul, Patricia Arquette, Dan Levy, and more send messages of support.

21 Celebs, Sports Teams, and Brands That Celebrated Spirit Day 2018

The internet — and even a Kellogg's cereal box — turned purple to support LGBTQ youth.

Britney Spears, Sterling K. Brown and Others Go Purple for Spirit Day

Notables with huge social media followings are going purple to advocate against bullying of LGBTQ youth.

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds on Why 'Believer' Is a Queer Anthem

For Spirit Day, the singer revealed the political inspiration behind the rock hit.

Spirit Day Celebrated by Millennium Dance Complex

The incredible dancers rock to Lady Gaga's "Marry the Night" and take a stand against bullying. 

9 LGBTQ Celebrities Who Stood Up to Their Bullies

If you've been bullied for being queer, you're in the company of Amandla Stenberg, Hannah Gadsby, Don Lemon, and many others.

7 Ways to Resist This Week

Wear purple for Spirit Day, go Wilde with The Happy Prince, support the Point Foundation, and more.

Alyssa Milano Is Going Purple for Spirit Day — And So Should You

The #MeToo celebrity activist will join millions in taking the pledge to support LGBTQ youth.

This Fall Out Boy Hit Is Actually About a Trans Pioneer

At a Spirit Day event, songwriter Justin Tranter revealed that a mainstream song is in fact a queer ode.